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Key signaling pathway in the pathogenesis of Paget’s disease identified

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, in collaboration with their colleagues from Beijing, China, have gained new insights into the development of poorly understood malignant skin cancers collectively known as Paget’s disease. The team identified new biomarker genes that highly correlate with Paget’s disease. The group then used a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

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New pathway to attack tumor cells identified

A study led by the Institut de Neuroci√®ncies (INc-UAB) describes a new strategy to tackle cancer, based on inducing a potent stress in tumor causing cell destruction by autophagy. The mechanism has been revealed using the new antitumor drug ABTL0812, currently in clinical trial. Results has been validated using samples from oncologic patients and published […]

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Colorectal cancer partner-in-crime identified

A protein that helps colorectal cancer cells spread to other parts of the body could be an effective treatment target. Colorectal cancer patients with an immune system-regulating protein called interleukin 6 (IL-6) are more likely to have recurring tumors that can also spread to the liver, according to research published in the journal Cancer Immunology […]